After the finale of "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo" aired on Jan. 11, a video of Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung's interview circulated on the internet, showing how the two actors turned emotional after wrapping up the filming of the last scene.
The behind-the-scene video featured the filming of Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung's graduation day and lovey-dovey scenes in the field area of the school. According to Soompi, the two actors were awarded with "MBC Drama Grand Prize" by the director after they concluded the recording.
The recognition made Nam Joo Hyuk and Lee Sung Kyung emotional and even burst into tears. "We did our best filming from late summer through January. Filming was really fun and it ended well, so I feel really great right now," the 22-year-old actor said in an interview.
On the other hand, Lee Sung Kyung could not contain her emotions as she thanked the staff and crew of the drama series. The actress even had to stop in the middle of her statement as she tried to stop herself from crying.
Previously, Lee Sung Kyung admitted it was difficult for her to gain some weight for the drama series, Allkpop cited. She said it was a depressing moment for her, stating that some of her clothes won't even fit her anymore after eating too much.
""Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo" was loved by viewers, but working with all the staff...but being able to work with all the staff, we were so much happier," she said.
Lee Sung Kyung went on, "We were happy, it was like family, and it was really fun. Because of that, I don't want it to end, but I'll cherish the memories I made here.
The 26-year-old actress finished her message by thanking the fans for supporting them on "Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo."